Britain’s Beauty

November 04, 2016
 
Publicity photograph of British composer Benjamin Britten

Publicity photograph of British composer Benjamin Britten

By photographer Hans Wild for High Fidelity magazine. eBay listing of publicity photograph from London Records, which marketed records to the United States., Public Domain.

On this week's Prairie Performances, Friday night at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9, a look back to 2013, the centennial year of British composer Benjamin Britten. 

In celebration, the Illinois Symphony performs music by British composers. This concert features the orchestra in Gerald Finzi’s Romance; tenor William Burden and ISO’s principal horn player Stephen Hanrahan perform Benjamin Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings; and the concert closes with Edward Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro. 

Britain’s Beauty

The Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Alastair Willis, conductor
William Burden, tenor
Stephen Hanrahan, horn

FinziRomance

Britten | Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings
William Burden, tenor
Stephen Hanrahan, horn

ElgarIntroduction and Allegro


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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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